Albuquerque, NM. Cezanne C. “Zizi” Fritz and Wayne Knight have been elected to the Board of Directors of the non-profit Holistic Management International (HMI).
Fritz recently joined the Bosque School as Director of Resource Development. Previously, she served as Vice President and Executive Director of the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation and was a manager in the funeral services industry, including in her family’s business, Strong-Thorne. Fritz’s family has been in Albuquerque since the late 1870s, when they arrived by covered wagon and then founded both a furniture and crockery store and a successful mortuary, which was sold in 1988.
Wayne Knight is a fourth-generation farmer living near the town of Mokopane, in Limpopo Province, South Africa, who is also a Certified Educator and a long-time practitioner of Holistic Management®, a whole ranch/farm planning system. Active in his community, he has served on the Executive Committee of Mokopane’s Chamber of Commerce, and has chaired or participated in a number of rural groupings concerned with local land-owner issues. -30-
HMI is an Albuquerque-based international non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. They believe people count, healthy land is essential, and money matters. They accomplish their mission by delivering a variety of programs and services designed to educate and support farmers, ranchers and land stewards in their efforts to enhance the land through Holistic Management. Currently, there are 40 million acres of land on four continents managed under this planning system..